General Information Sources

Vault Campus Edition

Alternative Titles
Vault Career Insider, Vault Guides, Vault Online Career Library
Description

A compilation of career information and management tools providing internship, industry, profession, company data and insight used to frame first time employer selection decisions.  Includes:

  • Rankings and profiles:  In-depth profiles and rankings for top employers, universities and internship programs, which combine the inside perspective of anonymous reviews from active employees, students and interns with expert context from Vault's editors.
  • Ratings & Reviews:  Exclusive ratings and reviews from employees, students and interns.
  • Industry & profession overviews:  Details about what it is really like to work within a specific industry or profession including salary information, experience needed, skills, and education and training requirements. Full in-depth profiles on industries and professions including industry outlook, job requirements, tips to entry and more.
  • Jobs & Internships: Search thousands of new jobs posted daily.  Also provides the option to apply to jobs, save jobs to a personal profile, sign up for job alerts and join the Vault resume database accessible to selected employers and recruiters (requires personal registraton).
  • Career articles, blogs, and videos:  Career advice to help with searching for a job, remaining competitive, and getting hired.
  • Resume & Interview Tips:  Sample resume and cover letter templates, sample interview questions, and expert career advice.
  • Industry, Career & Employer Guides: More than 100 award-winning career guides, including interview strategies, job-search tips, and full-length profiles of leading companies.

Note:  Vault Campus Edition no longer requires personal registration to access the information it contains.  Only some personalized features now require registration, such as personal bookmarks and using Vault to upload your resume and apply for jobs.

Type
Database
Directory
E-Book(s)
Coverage
Current editions of regularly updated resources.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10657
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects
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GoinGlobal Country Career and Employment Resources

Alternative Titles
Going Global, goinglobal.com, GG
H-1B Plus database, H1B Visa Plus
Description

Provides world-wide job openings, internship listings, industry profiles and country-specific career information designed to help citizens of one country find employment in another country (including the U.S.). More than 30,000 pages of constantly-updated content is included on topics such as: work permit/visa regulations, resume writing guidelines and examples, employment trends, salary ranges, networking groups, cultural/interviewing advice, corporate profiles and worldwide job listings.

Includes a directory of U.S. employers who hire holders of H-1B Visas, the most common non-immigrant category for university graduates who wish to work in the U.S. in their field, and GoinGlobal's H1-B Plus database containing approximately 500,000 records of companies that applied for H-1B visas in the prior year. This information is gathered directly from Department of Labor (DOL) records, which is the government agency responsible for all H-1B submissions. 

Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
Combined Premium Edition. Updated continuously.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10579
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects
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USA Career Guides

Alternative Titles
USA Career Guides (Going Global)
USA City Career Guides, USACG, USACCG
Going Global, GoinGlobal, goinglobal.com, GG
Description
Contains career and employment resources for job-seekers covering the 40 largest metropolitan areas in the USA. Included in this database are: job search resources, employment outlook, professional networking groups, cost of living, major employer listings by industry sector, non-profits and volunteer opportunities. Also includes a directory of U.S. employers in all 50 states who hire holders of H-1B Visas, the most common non-immigrant category for university graduates who wish to work in the U.S. in their field.
Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
Updated continuously.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10581
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects
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KRpia

Alternative Titles
한국의 지식 콘텐츠
Description
Currently 70 full-text databases are available. Provides broad coverage of primary resources on Korean Studies. Developed by Nuri Media.
Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10571
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects
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E-korean studies (한국학 데이터베이스)

Alternative Titles
E-korean studies
한국학 데이터 베이스
Description

Provides resources in the field of Korean studies, covering all academic disciplines such as arts and humanities, social sciences, sciences, medical sciences, and physical education.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
KISS (한국학술정보)##KSI e-book (한국학술정보 단행본 및 e-book)##DBpia (전자 저널 서비스)##KRpia (지식레퍼런스 서비스)##KoreaA2Z (한국학 DB 콘텐츠)##Kdatabase (한국현대사 통합데이터베이스)##KP Journal (북한학술지 통합테이터베이스)##Korea History & Culture Research Database (한국역사문화조사자료데이터베이스)##History Culture Series (역사문화시리즈)##LawnB's Legal Information Service (로엔비 법률정보서비스)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10569
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects
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Africa Development Indicators

Alternative Titles
Africa Development Indicators (ADI)
ADI
African Development Indicators
Description

Africa Development Indicators contains over 1,600 indicators and time series from 1961 to the present for 53 countries. Data include social, economic, financial, natural resources, infrastructure, governance, partnership, and environmental indicators. The ADI Data Availability Query shows where data is available for a given country, series, and year. It contains the value "1" for available data and ".." for missing data.

Type
Numeric Data
Coverage
1961-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10551
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects
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FIAF Directory

Alternative Titles
FIAF Member Directory, FIAF Affiliate Directory, FIAF Membership Information, FIAF Affiliates
Description

Detailed directory listings for all FIAF Affiliates--institutions that are members of the FIAF (Federation Internationale des Archives du Film, i.e. International Federation of Film Archives), as well as for FIAF Donors--institutions, companies, and individuals that do not qualify for FIAF membership but wish to support and adhere to FIAF's activities and principles. Provides website addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers, postal addresses, names of officers, etc.

Type
Directory
Coverage
Latest edition. Updated regularly.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10549
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects
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Times Literary Supplement Subscriber Archive, 1994-

Alternative Titles
Times Literary Supplement Subscriber Archive
TLS
Description
Searchable full text of book reviews, articles, letters and poems. Does not include original page images, page numbers, illustrations, or advertisements. Searching only; does not permit browsing by issue or date.
Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1994 - Covers articles, reviews, letters, and poems from all weekly issues published from 1994 up to the issue published two weeks ago. Provides free access to full text for selected articles.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10533
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects
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Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960–1974

Alternative Titles
The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960–1974
Description

The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960–1974 brings the 1960s alive through diaries, letters, autobiographies and other memoirs, written and oral histories, manifestos, government documents, memorabilia, and scholarly commentary. With 150,000 pages of material at completion, this searchable collection is the definitive electronic resource for students and scholars researching this important period in American history, culture, and politics. The database currently has over 35,000 pages.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10509
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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America's News Magazines [NewsBank]

Alternative Titles
Access World News: America's News Magazines
AWN: ANM
Description

Full text of three popular U.S. news magazines:  Newsweek (1991- ), Foreign Affairs (1994- ), and the online-only web magazine Slate (1996- ), plus some backfile years of a few other magazines.  Includes text only--no photos, charts or ads.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1991 - (Varies by title.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10473
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects
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